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Forthcoming Development Policy Books

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  1. Tourism and Sustainability

    Development, Globalisation and New Tourism in the Third World, 4th Edition

    By Martin Mowforth, Ian Munt

    To Be Published July 21st 2015 by Routledge

  2. Measuring Welfare beyond Economics

    The Genuine Progress of Hong Kong and Singapore

    By Claudio O. Delang, Yi Hang Yu

    Series: Routledge Studies in Sustainable Development

    Developed in the 1930s, the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) was never meant to be an indicator of the level of welfare of a population, but its emphasis by politicians and news outlets has made it become one of the most popular indicators of “development”. Increasingly scholars have criticized the...

    To Be Published July 30th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Celebrity Humanitarianism and North-South Relations

    Politics, place and power

    Edited by Lisa Ann Richey

    Series: Rethinking Development

    There is a pressing need to examine celebrities and the role of context in the power relations that constitute North-South relations. The chapters in this volume are thematically organized according to two themes: 1) What impact do celebrities have in the global South? and 2) What does celebrity...

    To Be Published July 30th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Tourism and Public Policy

    By James Kennell, Samantha Chaperon

    This new text will, for the first time, critically examine tourism policy alongside the instrumental uses of tourism in other areas of public policy. The first part of the book will introduce the reader to the notion of public policy for tourism and critically examines why it is necessary for the...

    To Be Published July 31st 2015 by Routledge

  5. Biodiversity Research, Bioprospecting and Commercialization

    Science, Markets and Access and Benefit-sharing

    By Sarah Laird, Rachel Wynberg

    Series: People and Plants International Conservation

    The access and benefit-sharing (ABS) policy process of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), and wider discussions about the ethical and conservation issues arising from the commercial use of biodiversity and traditional knowledge, depend upon a well-developed understanding of the...

    To Be Published July 31st 2015 by Routledge

  6. Global Project Management

    Key Issues, Strategies, and Practices for Developing Economies

    Edited by Corlane Barclay, Kweku-Muata Osei-Bryson

    This book presents the challenges and best practices of project management within the context of developing countries. The book covers the foundations of project management, highlighting the particular strategies for developing nation contexts. The book also includes a section of chapters on...

    To Be Published August 15th 2015 by CRC Press

  7. The Food, Water and Energy Nexus

    Conflicts, Ethics and Governance

    By Andreas Neef

    Achieving global food security and providing universal access to water and energy without exceeding planetary boundaries and compromising ecosystem integrity is becoming ever more challenging. This book provides readers with a clear understanding of the trade-offs and conflicts emerging from...

    To Be Published August 15th 2015 by Routledge

  8. African Artisanal Mining from the Inside Out

    Access, practices and norms in Congo’s gold sector

    By Sara Geenen

    Series: Routledge Studies of the Extractive Industries and Sustainable Development

    Artisanal mining is commonly associated with violent conflict, rampant corruption and desperate poverty, especially in unstable regions in Sub-Sahara Africa. Yet millions of people across the continent depend on it. Many of them are living in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), home to...

    To Be Published August 20th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Gender, Power and Knowledge for Development

    By Lata Narayanaswamy

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

    Knowledge-for-development is thriving as an area of development practice. Yet the consequences of the proliferation of knowledge-based development practices as an area of development discourse and practice remain under-theorised and researched. This book interrogates the capacity of donor-funded...

    To Be Published August 30th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Human Development and Capacity Building

    Asia Pacific Trends, Challenges and Prospects for the Future

    Edited by Maria Fay Rola-Rubzen, John Burgess

    Capacity building looks at developing the infrastructure and institutions and is critical to the development and participation in the economy and society. This ranges from schools, roads and hospitals through to health and welfare systems, education, communication and information sharing,...

    To Be Published August 30th 2015 by Routledge